Brew Kombucha at Home

Join Grant Ruhlman, founder and fermenter of local kombucha company “Homebucha” in an interactive workshop learning about this wonderful ancient beverage. We’ll discuss the history, health benefits, and techniques used to craft delicious kombucha in your home. Each participant will create their own SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) and learn about fermenting, flavoring, bottling, carbonating, and even kegging home-brew kombucha. We’ll cap it off with a tasting of Homebucha flavors. Bring your curiosity and join us!

When: January 14, 2017 2 pm – 5 pm

Where: Durham Co-op Market – 1111 W. Chapel Hill Street, Durham 27701


Questions: Contact Germane James at


– History and lore surrounding kombucha and its origins

– Reputed health benefits of the “remedy for immortality” aka kombucha (what are probiotics – what does kombucha contain – how are they good for us?)

– Kombucha fermentation 101: materials needed, ingredients, ratios, recipes, and techniques

– Create your own SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast)

– Homebucha tasting